How to Convert Word to PDF on Mac with High Quality Preserved?

2017-04-04 21:36:14 / Posted by Megan Charles to PDF Follow @ Megan

Microsoft Word is the most widely used commercial word processor, but there are great chances you may have to make it in PDF format for printing or distribution, as PDF is more portable and much easy to access. There are several ways to convert word to PDF on Mac, also in this post, we will talk about the best-quality way to convert Word to PDF on mac.

Best-Quality: Convert Word to PDF Using PDF Creator (Batch, Merge, High Quality)

Formatting and image resolution are always the most common issues confronted in the process of Word-PDF conversion. Dedicated to shoot all these quality concerns, professional 3rd party software become a preferred solution for mac users to create PDF with high quality.

Like Cisdem PDFCreator for Mac , is one of the best PDFCreator designed to create PDFs out from Word,from PowerPoint,from EPUB, Text, RTFD, HTML, CHM and Image files, with original high quality(nice formatting, high image resolution) preserved. With this tool, you can create PDF(s) from single or even multiple file(s) in same or in different formats, for example, you can create single or different PDF(s) from one Word or multiple Word, or even merge all files in different formats into one PDF.

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  1. Import Single or Multiple Word into PDFCreator

    Once you have installed PDFCreator on your mac, launch it and import Word to the program by drag&drop, or direcly clicking “+”.You can upload multiple Word files into the program, even those large-size ones.

import files to Cisdem PDFCreator

  1. Customize the Word-PDF Conversion

    Select all pages or page range as needed. Click on the Word icon to preview the file and fill the page range.You can also change the output name for each file.

    customize word to pdf conversion

  1. Click “Convert” to Change Word to PDF

    Once all the files are ready in the program, click "Convert"to change Word to PDF. Remember to turn the "Merge " feature ON if you want to combine all the Word files into single one PDF.

change word to pdf with cisdem pdfcreator

Save Word as PDF in Microsoft Word(Single-File,B+ Result)

If you have worked with Microsoft Word for a quite while, Word-to-PDF conversion would be quite easy, just save the Word file as PDF on your mac. But keep this in your mind, Microsoft Office and Adobe use different ways to decode files, which means the PDF file will look a little different once the Word is saved as PDF.

  1. Open Word with Microsoft Word(Testing version:Microsoft Office 2011 Mac);
  2. Click on File -> Save As, choose PDF in the Format drop down menu;

convert word to pdf save as pdf

Print Word as PDF in Adobe Acrobat (Single-File, B+ Result) 

Install Adobe Reader. Include the option to install the Adobe PDF printer. Open your document in word and go to File choose Page Setup.

print word as pdf with adobe reader

Choose Acrobat PDF from the drop-down menu next to Format for or choose Create Adobe PDF from the Printer pop-up menu. Click on File > Print

print word as pdf with adobe reader

Close Distiller when conversion is complete. The new PDF document may open in Acrobat automatically or you may have to open the document yourself.

Export Word to PDF with MacOS Preview(Single-File, B+ Result) 

As a mac user, you should be quite familiar with Preview, the image viewer and PDF viewer coming within the MacOS. In addition to these, Preview can also open iWork and Office files.

  1. Right click on the Word, Open the file with Preview;
  2. Go to File>Export as PDF, name the file and save it in selected output folder;

Export Word as PDF to convert word to pdf

Final Words

Of course, there are more choices, such as online free tools(you can search results with Google). But if you want a good user experience and high quality, I do believe the PDFCreator will be your best options, it is paid but affordable, capable of boosting your efficiency on paperwork.

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